Jonathan Nisar


Jonathan Nisar


Jonathan joined Whitelaw Twining as an Associate in 2020. He previously practised a broad range of litigation including employment and property disputes. He is developing a practice in insurance defence including product liability, construction disputes, and other insurance matters.

Jonathan is a passionate advocate and has appeared in matters before the Provincial Court of Alberta and Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta.

Prior to law school, Jonathan worked at a big four accounting firm while completing his Bachelor of Commerce. During law school, Jonathan volunteered at a Pro Bono Commercial Law Clinic, providing legal services for local business owners. He uses this background to analyze legal issues and understand the economics of a case to better advise his clients.

Outside the office, Jonathan enjoys spending time in the mountains, traveling, and riding his motorcycle. He also actively volunteers within the legal community and can be found exploring new restaurants.

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J.D. (Honours), Bond University, 2017

BComm., University of Alberta, 2015

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Called to the Alberta Bar in 2019
Member of the Canadian Bar Association
Member of the Calgary Bar Association
Member of the Law Society of Alberta
Member of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL)